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Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)



Height: 2 - 3 feet
Aspect: Sunny
Soil Type: Free Draining
Uses: Many culinary uses
Care: For leaf production, keep well cropped to prevent flowering
Usually available: End February to September - See Vietnamese for Winter
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 6 - see 'Description' tab below

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)

Coriander – Coriandrum sativum

Coriander – Coriandrum sativum the popular culinary herb. A tender annual with finely cut leaves that have a strong pungent scent. The whole plant is edible. Grows best in well drained soil in a sunny position or alternatively in a container.

Its fresh young leaves and stalks can be used in a wide range of recipes. Attractive pale mauve flowers appear during July and August. The seed can then be gathered and dried in a warm place. Use the seeds in curries and pickles.

Coriander also has medicinal properties, it is known to be useful for the digestive system.


1 in stock

Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 6 – Not hardy – requires a heated environment over winter months such as the house

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg

2 – 3 Foot

Life Cycle



Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly




Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea


Ideal for Tubs & Containers


Culinary Herbs

Drinks, Fish, Garnish, Omelettes, Pork, Poultry, Red Meat & Game, Salads, Sauces, Oils and Vinegars, Soups, Vegetables


Savory Spiced

Herb Group




Width / Spread

Under 1 foot


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